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glimpses of paula broadwell at her brother's house in washington, d.c. broadwell is the alleged mistress of former cia director general david petraeus. the investigation is widening now in the petraeus scandal. it includes another general. general john allen. the man entrusted with winding down the nation war in afghanistan. martha explains what happened today. >>reporter: breath taking. within days 2 4 star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were potentially inappropriate messages. putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course it weighs on him. as much as it ways on dave petraeus. i believe that davis very, very sad for what he has admitted he did. >> at the center of the web jill kelly. tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador living near where the head quarters where petraeus and allen were based. it was early this summer that kelly received anonymous e-mails accusing her of flaun flaunting her fr
petraeus says, he never gave his mistress, paula broadwell any classified information. there's more focus on general allen. right now he would be testifying at his own confirmation hearing. instead, others are defending his reputation. hearings are underway to confirm general allen's replacement as commander in afghanistan. he can't move on until he's cleared of wrongdoing in a broader sex scandal. the fbi is investigating possibly flirtatious e-mails between him and a florida socialite jill kelley. >> i continue to believe that general allen is one of our best military leaders. continue to have confidence in the ability to lead the war in afghanistan as well as to serve in the post for which he's now been nominated. >> reporter: from thailand defense secretary panetta echoed the sentiment. >> i have tremendous confidence in general allen. certainly, his ability and his leadership and i don't think anybody ought to jump to any conclusions as to where any of this will lead. >> reporter: panetta wants it to lead to a review of military ethics training. panetta refused to talk about e-mails
during one of her research trips to afghanistan. >>> but morris coming out tonight about paula broadwell. sharon tonight with what has been learned so far. >> classmates voted her most likely to be remembered. no one thought it would be for this. paula broadwell was exceptional. high school valedictorian. homecoming queen. westport cadette. later a graduate student at harvard. chance meeting with petraeus would change everything. c-span revealing she approached him about research she was doing. >> he was kind enough to indulge me and take the paper and give me his business card. >>reporter: that research led to a book and lateary book tou tour. >> paula broadwell irngs she was reportedly having an affair with petraeus at the same time she was out promoting her book about him. >> awesome or incredibly awesome. >> he can turn water into bottled water. >> what? >>reporter: then 40-year-old often admired for her bicep and brain had a push up contest with jon stewart. her husband joining in. . those book tour interview now being viewed and reviewed. on the web site here. >> it's no
abc news the fbi was investigating petraeus's biographer paula broadwell for strange activity on the internet and then some e-mails were discovered in the course of that investigation that raised concerns. this is abc news washington. >> further into this, 2 weeks ago the fbi met with general petraeus. agents thought that petraeus computer had been hacked. they discovered evidence of his relationship with paula broadwell. broadwell is a graduate of the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. broadwell has described mr. petraeus as her mentor. she is married with two children. as for petraeus wife she works in the administration helping returning service member find financial security and fighting off bank that is prey on them while they are away. she and david petraeus as you heard have been married 37 years. hers is a military family. her great great grandfather fought in the civil war. her own father retired 4 star general. over the couple nearly 4 decades together the family moved 24 times following petraeus career. holly
to petraeus's biographer paula broadwell and that led to e-mails. >> she appealed to petraeus because of the combination of intellectual prowess and the faculty she is physically capable. >> abc news has learned that petraeus with her begin after he retired from the military twa is week later when he became c.i.a. director. friends say it ended four months ago about the time jill kelly received the e-mails. they also say it was petraeus that ended the relationship. friends expect he and his wife of 38 years holly to survive this. >> ama: authorities are allowing some residents returning to their homes after natural gas explosion killed two people. firefighters found two people. four other people had minor injuries. investigators spent the day looking for what caused that blast. >>> monday morning marks the end of the 2012 peak wildfire season in most of the bay area. california department of forestry and fire protection made the call. it covers three counties and central valleys including the west side of san joaquin and stanislaus counties. so far california has been hit by a 132 wil
began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful military spouse and has done so much for their children and children of fallen soldiers, i respect her. >> reporter: at issue now, if the affair began while petraeus was still a general he could be prosecuted for adulty. broadwell spent plenty time with petraeus in afghanistan. >> for him to allow the first biography to be written about him, to be written by someone who had never written a book before, seemed odd to me. >> reporter: a retired colonel and longtime aide to petraeus came to his does. >> there was no relationship then as far as affair. the affair started after he had been in the cia, after he retired from the arm >> reporter: even if true, petraeus' timeline reveals he was carrying on the affair for majority o
being investigated. fbi wants to determine whether paula broadwell is in possession of any sensitive information. investigators searched her home in florida this evening and theory moving documents and video. confiscated several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even sending her a shirtless picture of him
friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he will get $3 a pound for his haul. >> $
graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was disclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic community saying the dream act amnesty program was a big gift. he also mentioned the president's health care overhaul. >> the president's campaign focused on certain members of his base coalition and gives them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then it works aggressively to turn them out to
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